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Zuber & Company LLP is a busy downtown civil litigation law firm

By Larry Lane,2014-06-09 21:34
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Zuber & Company LLP is a busy downtown civil litigation law firm

    Zuber & Company LLP is a busy downtown civil litigation law firm. We are currently looking for two legal assistants.

    Responsibilities:

    Preparing, editing, and proofreading correspondence

    ; Arranging discoveries, including court reporter and translation services

    ; Scheduling motions, mediations, pre-trial, and settlement conferences

    ; Using tickler system to organize bring forwards, reminders, and to track the status

    of each file at all times

    ; Managing associates' schedules

    ; Managing files through all stages of the legal process

    ; Opening and closing files

    ; Pre and post preparation for discoveries, motions, mediations pre-trial, and

    settlement conferences

    Communications with clients

    ; Ensuring court filings are completed in an accurate and timely manner

    ; Preparing briefs and motion records

    ; Drafting routine correspondence and memos

    ; Requisitioning cheques for payment of invoices and court fees

    ; Ensure filing is kept up-to-date

    ; Developing and keeping precedent binders up-to-date

    ; Other administrative tasks as assigned

    Requirements:

    ; One + years experience in Civil Litigation: insurance defence or personal injury

    experience would be ideal

    ; Excellent grammar, spelling, and proofreading skills

    ; Working knowledge of the Rules of Civil Procedure

    ; Must have experience with legal transcription Dicta

    ; Keyboarding speed minimum 60 wpm

    ; Strong communication skills

    ; Demonstrated proficiency in MS Word and Outlook

    ; Knowledge of PC Law and ACL (or other document assembly software) would be

    an asset

    Attributes:

    ; Assertive and confident

    ; Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and deadline driven environment

    ; Capable of learning quickly and taking initiative

    ; Can exercise good judgment in pressure situations

    ; Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills

    ; Must be a flexible team player

    Qualified candidates are invited to send their cover letter and résumé in confidence to:

Mary Kent

    Zuber & Co., LLP

    E-mail: mkent@zubco.com

    www.zubco.com

    We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted directly.

Please: No telephone calls and no agencies.

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